Thursday, February 21, 2019

Richard Joseph Laur

Richard Joseph Laur, age 93, of Orlando, passed away Sunday, February 17th, 2019 at Health Central Hospital in Ocoee,  Richard was born in Baltimore, MD,  son of the late Lena (Potthast)  and Richard A. Laur.  He retired from the U.S. Air Force .

Richard leaves to cherish his memory, two daughters Mary Paulus  and Carolyn Iannone, both of Apopka; five sons Richard Laur, II, of Gotha; Steven Laur, of Merrit Island; David Laur, of Apopka; Michael Laur, of Altamonte Springs; Robert Laur, of Longwood;  20 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

The family will be receiving friends on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Dobbs Funeral Home from 7:00 until 9:00 pm.  The funeral mass will be held on Friday, February 22, 2019 at St. Andrew Catholic Church at 10:00 am with Father Leo Hodges officiating.  Interment will follow the mass at Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.


M Jones said...

I am sorry for your loss, please accept my sincere condolences. I hope the family will find some comfort and strength in Jesus promise of the earthly resurrection(Acts 24:15)and the renewed Paradise earth, where death will be no more and no family will mourn the death of a loved one.-Revelation 21:3,4;John 5:28,29;Luke 23:43. may GOD(Psalms 83:18)grant you peace and comfort now, during this grievous time.-Matthew 5:4.

Phazeurite said...

To the family and friends, I may not know you personally but after reading this obituary, your dear loved one must have been a wonderful person. The bible teaches " there is going to be a resurrection"- acts 24:15. Most people who have died will be resurrected. At John 5:28, 29 Jesus promised that " those in the memorial tombs will... come out". We can believe this because God has resurrected humans in the past and is eager to do it again because he hates death and views it as an enemy. 1 Corinthians 15:26. I engage in this activity because I am genuinely interested in comforting those who have lost a loved one. Have you ever asked what happens to us when we die? Is there any hope for the dead? Can the dead really live again? I encourage you to visit JW.ORG for more information that highlight what the bible teaches on various subject matters.


Charles Lucas said...

Just learned of my Uncle passing 11 months ago. Uncle Dick was my Godfather. Not a single year passed when Uncle Dick and Aunt Alma didn't send me a birthday card. I made the daunting 5,500 mile trip from Baltimore to Elmendorf SAC Air Force Base with Uncle Dick when he bought a Station Wagon in Detroit. We slept in the car, ate more Spam than I care to think about and went far out of the way to be sure we didn't miss Mass on Sunday. That was when the ALCAN was 1200 miles of unpaved road. It was an awesome journey for this teenager and I have only happy thoughts. I was in Anchorage and saw Carolyn take her first steps in her crib. I later visited with my favorite Aunt and Uncle in Mexico and a few times in Orlando. My wife and I agreed that Uncle Dick, Aunt Alma and their children were the gold standard for a happy, healthy, holy American family. That's how I'll always remember them. And so it is. Charles